|• Mayor (2019–24)||Rosemarie Jantz|
|• Total||4.59 km2 (1.77 sq mi)|
|Elevation||244 m (801 ft)|
|• Density||140/km2 (370/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
The municipality lies southwest of Mainz in the Welzbach valley and is characterized by agriculture. The winegrowing centre belongs to the Verbandsgemeinde of Gau-Algesheim, whose seat is in the like-named town.
In 933, Nieder-Hilbersheim had its first documentary mention in a document from the Seligenstadt Abbey.
In the endowment letter from the Disbodenberg Monastery in 1108, Nieder-Hilbersheim is mentioned for the first time as Hilbriedesheim
After 1300, the name Nieder-Hilbersheim first came up in documents.
In 1334 a church is mentioned for the first time, and is believed to have been consecrated to Saint Martin, which yielded today's coat of arms, which show Saint Martin cutting a piece of his cloak off for a beggar. At this point, the community belonged to the Electorate of the Palatinate Oberamt of Stromberg.
This section needs to be updated.(August 2021)
The municipal council is made up of 12 council members, not counting the part-time mayor, with seats apportioned thus:
(as at municipal election held on 13 June 2004)
Culture and sightseeingEdit
The Nieder-Hilbersheim kermis (church consecration festival, locally known as the Kerb) is always held on the second weekend in September. A farmer's and craftsman's market is held each year on the third weekend in October.
Economy and infrastructureEdit
Nieder-Hilbersheim grows grapes for both white and red wine, and also fruit and asparagus.
Nieder-Hilbersheim has a municipal kindergarten.
- Direktwahlen 2019, Landkreis Mainz-Bingen, Landeswahlleiter Rheinland-Pfalz, accessed 4 August 2021.
- "Bevölkerungsstand 2020, Kreise, Gemeinden, Verbandsgemeinden". Statistisches Landesamt Rheinland-Pfalz (in German). 2021.
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- Municipality’s official webpage (in German)